Poetic Devices

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This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
I dumped my drink in the sink.
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
Life is like a box of chocolates.
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
That guy's a beast.

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